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Maybelline Superstay 14H Megawatt Lipstick Review – Red Rays

(Last Updated On: November 7, 2017)

Diamonds are girls’ best friend and so are reds. Maybelline has launched their Maybelline Superstay 14H Megawatt Lipstick range in 4 shades.

14 hours super stay sounds unbelievable! So, it was hard for me to resist. Also, I was in love with the pretty red shade. Long story short, I bought it instantly. The bold sensational red color electrifies my look to next level.

Maybelline Superstay 14H Megawatt Lipstick Review – Red Rays

Maybelline Superstay 14H Megawatt Lipstick Review

Product Name: Maybelline Superstay 14H Megawatt Lipstick in the shade Red Rays.

Price and Quantity: You can buy it for INR 575 for 3.3 g.

Swatch: In the image below.

Maybelline Megawatt Red Rays Swatches

Ingredients: Stearyl heptanoate, ozokerite, hydrogenated styrene/methyl styrene/indene copolymer, C 30-45 alkyldimethylsilyl polypropylsilsesquioxane, Trimethylsiloxyphenyl dimethicone, Isododecane, polypropylsilsesquioxane, cyclopentasiloxane, calcium sodium borosilicate, benzyl alcohol, polyethylene, silica dimethylsilylate, alumina, fragrance, cyclomethicone, polyethylene terephthalate, tin oxide, aluminum hydroxide, acrylates copolymer, paraffin, dimethicone. calcium aluminum borosilicate, synthetic fluorphlogopite, silica, pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate

It may contain: CI 77492, CI 77499/iron oxide, CI 15850/red 7, Mica, CI 77891/titanium dioxide, CI 77491, CI 45410/red 28 lake, CI 45380/red 22 lake, CI 15985/yellow 6 lake, CI 9140/yellow 5 lake, CI 42090/blue 1 lake, CI 75470/carmine.

Availability: Easily available in markets as well as online.

Shelf Life: 36 months/3 years from the date of mfg.

Packaging & Appearance: Maybelline Superstay 14H Megawatt Lipstick range is color coded. This is a relief as it is easier to spot it in your stash and recognise the shade, instead of going through each lippie, especially when you’re running late in the morning!

Maybelline Superstay 14H Megawatt Red Rays

Maybelline Red Rays sports the color combination of white and red. The lipstick comes in transparent plastic wrapping on which the product details are mentioned. Overall, the lipstick looks appealing and seductive.

Smell: Beautiful fruity fragrance which is pleasant. Though it lasts only for few minutes.

Maybelline Megawatt Superstay Red Rays

How To Use?

I apply the lipstick in the centre first and then move to the sides of lips until the edges. It is a buildable shade. You can go for multiple coats for a bold red. The fruity fragrance is very refreshing and nice to work with. After applying Maybelline Red Rays, it does not smudge or bleeds and stays for good duration.

My Experience: I opened the plastic wrapping and pull out the white cap. The product has twist open mechanism, so I twisted the transparent case. Let’s talk about the performance based on the following factors:

Shade: Red Rays is a beautiful and subtle red shade. I had to swipe two to three times to get the bold sexy look.

For those who want light red color, one swipe is enough for them. Red Rays goes well with everything. It’s ideal for long parties and weddings!

Texture: Maybelline Red Rays has creamy and smooth texture which glides easily on to the lips. It settles providing a matte finish.

Transfer Proof: Maybelline 14 hour Superstay does not transfer on objects and keeps settled for hours.

Pigmentation: The pigmentation is very mild so my lip lines are visible. This lipstick has light pigmentation and covers minimal lip lines.

Maybelline 14H Megawatt Superstay Red Rays

Long Lasting: Maybelline Superstay 14H Megawatt feels very light but sticks to lips, hence making it long lasting. My lip remains moisturized up to 8 hours straight but after that my lips dried, so reapplication is must.

After 10 hours, there is a red tint. It doesn’t last up to 14 hours as per their claim. But personally for me, it’s not a good idea to have lipstick which stays for more than 8 hours. So. I’m satisfied with the lasting capability it provides!


  • Beautiful buildable red color
  • Nice packaging
  • Travel friendly
  • Perfect for parties and weddings
  • Matte finish
  • Feels light on lips
  • Perfect for fair to medium skin tone
  • Lips remain moisturized up to 8 hours
  • Stays for 7-8 hours without reapplication


  • Not for deep skin tones
  • Lips feel dry and patchy after 8 hours
  • Less pigmented
  • Only 4 shade to choose from
  • Red tint is left after 10 hours
  • Fails 14 hour claim

Jhalli Diva Verdict: 4/5

Will I repurchase?

I love the build-able deep red color but I usually stay away from long lasting lipsticks. So, no repurchase for me but I would love to try red shades from other brands.

Do I recommend?

It’s a go to product for all the beauties who love bold reds and need long lasting lipstick!

Overall Summary: Maybelline Red Rays is a must have in makeup because of its unique, electrifying and gorgeous red color.

Personally, I can’t wear long lasting lipsticks. For those who love matte finish and long lasting, it is a beauty at its best.

~ Swati

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